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FOX Business
Feb 17, 2013 1:00am EST
you have apple who has more money than the u.s. government, but of course, we all have more money than the u.s. government, there's no real place to put this money, and what jonas talked about with this, give it back in dividend which a lot of people consider lazy and uncreative to try to go out and buy company. the rich are getng richer and the big companies, the only place they can use the huge acquisitions to put the huge pile of cash to good use. >> brenda: gary b, we talk about the markets be in record highs or all-time highs and we were basicly where we were six years ago. >> exactly, brenda. in fact the nasdaq is way below its all-time highs, so there's plenty of room to grow and getting back to,ou know, larry and jonas made excellent points. normally merger activity is a harbinger of an improving economy and i think the stock market could break higher. the only point, jonas said about buffet always buys companies like that, if larry was really right and things were going to get bad, then you'd think that buffet would hate for heinz to have a tremendous pullback. so, you know, t
FOX Business
Feb 24, 2013 8:00am EST
, the firefighters are all local and state responsibilities, and unless i'm wrong, there is no u.s. government high school out there, where teachers are employed. so, that's false. laying off those tsa workers, oh, my gosh, we're talking again, about 2%, we're not talking about dismantling the entire department of homeland security you've got to put this stuff in perspective. >> but they don't. you know, john makes the point. if any of the math, maybe gets boring, horrible for 5,000 teachers, but for the 8 million teachers we have to put it in context how long a 15 trillion dollar economy is. if you keep it in context, if you don't cut now, we don't cut ever, this is the best idea of a bad situation, let it happen. >> brenda: well, there's lots of things to cut though jonas, you don't have to cut the important people. >> it's a red herring, if the federal government cuts all of the employees we have and still sent out the social security checks and medicare, we're still going to have a deficit problem in 25 years. and it's not cutting the problems that need to be addressed that we're going to take
FOX Business
Feb 10, 2013 1:00am EST
programs. >> yet, 73% of americans say cutting government spending is more likely to strengthen the u.s. economy so gary b, are these automatic cuts actually good? >> the best thing i think that could happen. you know, obama should go back to his purge on the billionaires saying they should give more. because in this case, brenda, for the past five years, the government has been the billionaires, during the first two years under the obama administration, discretionary spending increased 84%. it's toned down a little bit, thankfully, but even if you include hurricane sandy relief it's 30%. so we're talking about such a large space that this -- these cuts amount to one half of 1% of the gdp. so, brenda, the other question is, is it going to hurt the economy? bill clinton, who the democrats love and also admittedly some republicans cut discretionary spending from 22 to 18% of gdp and what happened in the economy? this is the way to kind of tighten the belt, i think is the best thing that could happen. >> some of the things are draconian. there are a lot of cuts that might be surprising and
FOX News
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am PST
of tactical and firearms training he gained from his time in the u.s. navy and los angeles police department. he may also be armed to the teeth, we understand. we'll speak to a former d.c. detective about this very case and how s.w.a.t. teams at the least are going to find him. >> also an important programming night you might be wondering what the heck are we doing here. well, the weather and storm moved the cost of freedom shows today to a special time, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. eastern, we would not let you miss it. >> and new concerns for the next generation of american citizens, a growing number of people feel the effects of our great recession may never go away, despite claims of an economic he recovery. >> plus, we have new details on a new multi-billion dollar missile defense system, why it's raising some eyebrows among top military officials. >> and there are new concerns about looming defense budget cuts we have been talking about them and we'll speak with retired army major general about that, reducing military spending when many of our enemies are starting to build their strength and outgo
FOX News
Feb 2, 2013 7:00am PST
terrorist attack on the u.s. embassy in turkey. left wing extremist group claiming responsibility on their web site. yesterday a homicide bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint on the embassy grounds. one turkish guard was killed, two other guards and a journalist were injured. the group calls themselves the revolutionary people's liberation party front, a marxist group opposed to u.s. and person influence in turkey. >>> joe biden making news on iran. the vice president is in germany for a security meeting. he underlined u.s. willingness to meet in one on one talks with iran's leaders. critics of direct talks say the iranians take advantage of such opportunities, delaying sanctions while they ton develop their suspected nuclear weapons program. that's a look at news. i'm kelly wright. we take you now to "bulls & bears" for all the latest headlines, or go to >>> you think 7.9% unemployment is a bad number? then get a load of this. nearly two-thirds of american workers age 45 to 60 now saying they're planning on delaying retirement. only 40% said that just two years ago
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